A District Court of the United States in a proceeding under Section 77B of the Bankruptcy Act has substantially all the powers of a court of equity. All that follows may be summarized by saying that allowances of compensation for services and reimbursement for expenses are to be made by the court according to the principles and practices of equity applied to the accomplishment of the purposes of the Section and the object of the proceeding-a fair and equitable plan of reorganization. The Section, so far as it provides for or regulates allowances, is no more than a statutory restatement of the principles and practice applied and followed by courts of equity in administration suits.
George F. Medill,
FEES AND EXPENSES IN A CORPORATE REORGANIZATION UNDER SECTION 77B,
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